When Anna Elizabeth Rotzien was born on 26 April 1887, in Hutchinson, McLeod, Minnesota, United States, her father, Johann Michael Rotzien, was 39 and her mother, Valeria Maier, was 36. She married Lawrence Curtis Whiting on 12 March 1907, in Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Hutchinson Township, McLeod, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Nidaros Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1910. She died on 4 September 1968, in Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States.
variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.